Park vandalism continues / Farmers Market opens / Bow Wow Expo set

 Man charged after eluding cops -- A 28-year-old Chicago man was charged with aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude a peace officer and driving on a suspended or revoked driver’s license following a May 27 incident. Reports say officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Jonathan Rudd as it headed north on Buffalo Grove Road at Checker Road.

       Rudd reportedly did not stop and, according to police, was again spotted by police traveling westbound on Farrington Diver where it failed to stop at a stop sign at Woodhollow Lane. Rudd was eventually pulled over at Farrington Drive and Checker Road.


Hitch swiped -- A trailer hitch was reportedly stolen off a truck parked in the 0-100 block of Oak Creek Lane. Nothing else was reported stolen from the vehicle.


Vandals hit park -- Police report that the pavement, trash cans, and portable restroom were spray painted with graffiti at Churchill Park. The damage was discovered on May 27.


Package stolen – A package delivered to a residence in the 600 block of Hapsfield Drive was taken from the front door.


BBs damage siding – A resident reported to police that the siding of their residence in the 600 block of Rose Bud Place was damaged by what appeared to be BBs. No damage estimates were reported.

In Other Community News

Farmers Market opens Sunday

The Buffalo Grove Farmers Market opens its 2022 season this Sunday, June 12. Hours are from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Mike Rylko Park, 1000 N. Buffalo Grove Road. The market, located in the west side of Rylko Park, is open Sundays through Oct. 16.

The market features locally grown fruits, vegetables and specialty items. There are also sponsored and non-profit booths. Learn more here.


Early voting starts Monday

Early voting for the June 28 primary election begins on Monday, June 13. Residents can register at Village Hall, 50 Raupp Blvd., on Mondays from 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., and Tuesdays - Fridays from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For additional information, call (847) 459-2500.


Flag Day observance Tuesday

The village will hold a Flag Day event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. June 14 at Veteran's Park, 1300 N. Weiland Road.

The Police and Fire Departments' Honor Guards will present the colors. The guest speaker will be Colonel Paul Mazure.

Free hot dogs and chips will be served. There is no rain date for this event.

Pride flag flies at two sites

            The Pride flag is now flying at two sites in the village. On Tuesday, June 7, ceremonies were held to raise the flag at Ernie Karge Rotary Park with a second flag raising held Thursday, June 9 at the Vernon Township offices.


Safety measures increased at substation

Have you ever noticed the Com Ed substation on Aptakisic Road? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t, not many people do. But you can rest easy now because a security fence has been approved.


Doggone good event

Looking for a way to make your walk with your little pooch more exciting? The Park District is holding “Bow Wow Dog Expo” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 16 at the Happy Tails Dog Park, 865 Commerce.

The event will include a variety of vendors, including dog groomers, an adoption program, pet suppliers and veterinarians. Your dog will also have a chance to meet and mingle with other dogs that, and this according to the Park District, “speak their own language”.

All dogs must have current shots. This free event will be held outside; so, call the Rainout Line app, or call (847) 235.6857, in case of inclement weather. For more information, or to inquire about being a vendor, contact Brian O’Malley at 847.850.2146 or


106 nabbed during enforcement campaign

The Police Department issued 106 citations during the recent Memorial Day 'Click It or Ticket' enforcement period. During that time, 51 citations for seat belt violations were issued, in addition to one child car seat, 19 speeding, 14 distracted driving, and 19 other traffic citations. There were also two DUI arrests.

The Illinois 'Click It or Ticket' campaign is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal highway safety funds.


Need a Reason to Celebrate?

June 11 

King Kamehameha Day

National Corn on the Cob Day

National German Chocolate Cake Day

National Making Life Beautiful Day

National Rosé Day

World Gin Day

June 12

International Falafel Day

National Jerky Day

National Loving Day

June 13

Eat Flexitarian Day

National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day

National Weed Your Garden Day

June 14

Flag Day

International Bath Day

Monkey Around Day

National Bourbon Day

National Call Your Doctor Day

June 15

National Bug Busting Day

National Megalodon Day

National Prune Day

June 16

Arborist Appreciation Day

Fresh Veggies Day

National Fudge Day

June 17

Global Garbage Man Day

National Dump the Pump Day

National Take Back the Lunch Break Day

June 18

International Panic Day

International Picnic Day

International Sushi Day

National Go Fishing Day

World Juggling Day


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